Tires of more than a dozen vehicles slashed in Liliha

Police investigating slew of tire slashing incidents in Liliha

LILIHA, Oahu (HawaiiNewsNow) - At least 14 vehicles have had their tires slashed in Liliha this week, police said.

Police said at least seven cars were targeted around 2 a.m. Wednesday, while parked on both sides of North Kuakini Street near Nuuanu Avenue.

Some victims said they left their vehicles parked in the area around 6 p.m. when the spaces become available for legal parking.

Meanwhile, the tires of at least seven vehicles were also slashed overnight Tuesday along Nuuanu Avenue fronting Queen Emma Gardens.

Many of the vehicle owners said at least two passenger side tires were deflated.

Police said the motive for the incidents is unknown.

Tow truck drivers who responded to remove several cars said the tires could have been slashed with a screwdriver or a knife.

No suspects have been identified.

Anyone with information or surveillance footage is asked to call police.

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